Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Luis R Barreras Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # N/A

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200432690
Claim Number :394-002703
Date Submitted :8/31/2004
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF PITTSBURGH, PAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-0687550 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualAmanda Sutton
Street Address
1200 Abernathy Road, 8th Floor
CityStateZip
AtlantaGA30328
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(770) 671 - 2294  Amanda.Sutton@aig.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLUIS BARRERAS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6405 N. Federal Hwy, #300
CityStateZip CodeCounty
Ft. LauderdaleFL33308Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1408701$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME41162Surgery - Neurology - Including Child 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
N/A000000
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherDoctor's Office
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/2/19978/19/1998
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
HSV-1 Encephalitis; permanent neurological & psychological problems.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Implementation of Ommays Reservoir
Diagnostic Code :N/A
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
N/A
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Alleged implementation of Ommaya Reservoircaused further brain damage.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/1/2000N/A
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward11/1/2002
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
Within the pre-suit period as set forth in 766.106 (more than 90 days before suit is filed).
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
OtherSettlement
Arbitration
Award for plaintiff.
Date of Payment
11/1/2002
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$312,585
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 98-20303(11)

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200534669
Claim Number :394-002703
Date Submitted :3/18/2005
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF PITTSBURGH, PAPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
25-0687550 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
Individualirmajmcclain
Street Address
1200 abernathy road, 8th floor
CityStateZip
atlantaGA30328
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(770) 671 - 2299 (770) 399 - 4055irma.mcclain@aig.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLUIS BARRERAS
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6405 n federal hwy., suite 300
CityStateZip CodeCounty
fort lauderdaleFL33308Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
1408701$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME41162Physicians or Surgeons 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Physician's Office 
Name of InstitutionCode
NORTH BROWARD MEDICAL CENTER100086
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
2/2/19978/19/1998
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
hsv-1 encephalitis; permanent neurological & phychological problems
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
implementation of ommaya reservoir
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
not any
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
alleged implementation of ommaya reservoir caused futher bain damage
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Grave - Quadraplegia, severe brain damage, lifelong care or fatal prognosis.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
1/1/200098-20303(11)
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward11/1/2002
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
 
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
 
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$312,585
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$0
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
none
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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Court Case # 02005836 CA 13

Indemnity Paid: $250,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200953772
Claim Number :55466
Date Submitted :5/26/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
AMERICAN PHYSICIANS ASSURANCE CORPORATIONPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
38-2102867 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualBarbaraAEvans
Street Address
1301 N. Hagadorn Road
CityStateZip
East LansingMI48823
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(517) 324 - 6570 (517) 333 - 2806bevans@apassurance.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualLuisRBarreras
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed6405 N FEDERAL HWY, SUITE 300B
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT LAUDERDALEFL33308Broward
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
127566$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME41162Hematology - No Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 FBroward
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
IMPERIAL POINT MEDICAL CENTER100200
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Patients' Room 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
8/19/19992/11/2002
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
23 year old female patient with a history of sickle cell disease presented to the hospital on 6/30/1999 with an admitting diagnosis of upper respiratory infection and pneumonitis.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Insured was called for a hematology consult.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
Alleged failure to diagnose and treat systemic lupus erythematosus.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Death of patient.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 

Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/1/200202005836 CA 13
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Broward5/22/2009
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
SUTHERLAND, GLEN E
Holy Cross Hospital, Inc.
North Broward Hospital District d/b/a
Imperial Point Medical Center
AZAR, GEORGE P
George P. Azar, M.D., P.A.
Plantation General Hospital Limited Partnership d/b/a
Plantation General Hospital
Fatteh, Naaz
Khan, Sabiha
Sabiha Khan, M.D., P.A.
EARLY, WILLIAM C
William C. Early, M.D., P.A.
Gutierrez, Frank E
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
5/7/2009
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$250,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$128,140
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$45,560
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insured consulted with claims personnel and defense counsel.$250,000 was paid in full and final settlement of all claims on behalf of the insured.
 
Updates
 
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